Iowa State University Veterinarian

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In order to accomplish various nerve blocks to perform satisfactory surgery and for the diagnosis of lameness in the horse, a comprehensive knowledge regarding the nerve supply of different nerves in the region of the forearm and foot is essential. A specific knowledge about the innervation of a particular region many, in turn, aid in the diagnosis of the area of involvement when certain nerves are affected by fracture, trauma, tumor, etc. Therefore, this investigation has both academic and practical application.